Articles Tagged: Finances

Survive the Zombie Apocalypse…

…or your next marketing meeting! In the MyNewPlace marketing team, we want to be prepared for anything that comes up in the office. Our fearless leader, however, is more concerned about the threat of zombies…and corny jokes.  Thus, when we had a few extra dollars to spend on in-office supplies–only $5 per person, in fact–we […]

By  Kate Flynn
| Filed Under: Finances

Help! I’m Spending All My Money on Dry Cleaning

Having enough money to buy nice clothing (or just being savvy enough to get it second-hand) is a double-edged sword. Every delicate, perfectly shaped sweater is probably going to come with a “dry clean only” tag, and not only do you have to spend the extra time schlepping clothing two and from the cleaner’s, you […]

By  Kate Flynn
| Filed Under: Cleaning,Finances

The Joys of a Pressure Cooker For Your Home

Haven’t you heard? The pressure cooker is back in vogue (if not Vogue). Here’s why you should consider adding one to your wish list this holiday season. (Note! This article refers to electric pressure cookers; this article lays out if a traditional model may be better for your apartment) Wonders of a Pressure Cooker Pressure […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
| Filed Under: Cooking,Finances

How to Negotiate the Utilities for Your Apartment

 Think your bills are set in stone? Think again. You can even negotiate the interest rate on your credit card, for cripe’s sake. How could your powers of persuasion lower your household expenses?   Always ask Always, always ask if there’s any way you could pay less for a given service. That doesn’t mean asking, […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
| Filed Under: Finances

What To Buy For Your Apartment For Life

Look at you trying to be a Real Adult. Life is post-college, you have a job that you can’t schedule around Friday hangovers caused by Thursday night beer pong, and you feel like you shouldn’t be totally mortified if you actually manage to bring someone home who seems sophisticated enough to wash her dishes more […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
| Filed Under: Finances,Tips & Tricks

How to Buy Abandoned Items from a Storage Unit

By MyNewPlace Guest Blogger, Leon Harris of Find Myself Storage! Every year, hundreds of storage units go into default (much like houses go into foreclosure) because the people who rented them can’t (or won’t) continue to pay for them.  While you’d think they would remove their items, many storage units are simply abandoned, prompting the […]

By  intern
| Filed Under: Finances